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IPL 2016: Know about the equipment umpire Bruce Oxenford was wearing on his hand
IPL 2016: Know about the equipment umpire Bruce Oxenford was wearing on his hand

Bruce Oxenford during Australia vs West Indies warm-up tieAustralian Umpire Bruce Oxenford is the propagator of a potentially revolutionary protective equipment for umpires. During the game between Gujarat Lions and Royal Challengers Bangalore, he was seen wearing an arm protector shaped like a semi-circle near his fist and continued into a two-dimensional version of a pipe near his forearm. The equipment seemed to b

Apr 29 2016
IPL 2016: All you need to know about Rising Pune Supergiants and Aussie opener Peter Handscomb
IPL 2016: All you need to know about Rising Pune Supergiants and Aussie opener Peter Handscomb

RPS vs GL Live Ball by ball commentaryIPL 2016 Full coverageThe injury to Faf du Plessis has presented MS Dhoni with a headache. Fortunately for Captain Cool, he has the solution to that headache too – Usman Khawaja has been drafted in for the rest of the IPL. Chances are, however, that the left-handed Aussie will not be able to play today’s game. Enter into the scene Peter Handscomb, a pretty unknown name in the international ci

Apr 29 2016
Review: Death of a Gentleman
Review: Death of a Gentleman

The poster of the documentary“Does cricket make money in order to exist or does cricket exist in order to make money,” asks Australian journalist Gideon Haigh in a revealing, gripping documentary dedicated to analysing the decline of Test cricket. ‘Death of a Gentleman’ shows the journey of two cricket lovers and journalists, Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber, who in their pursuit of finding out whether the oldest form of cric

Apr 29 2016
Australian players would prefer to play one day-night Test this summer
Australian players would prefer to play one day-night Test this summer

Adelaide Oval hosted the first ever day-night Test match last yearThe Australian Cricketers’ Association claimed that players would “prefer” to play only one day-night Test this summer.It has been confirmed that Australia will play a day-night Test against Pakistan at the Gabba in mid-December. Cricket Australia also remains "optimistic" that the third Test of the three-match series against South Africa in Novembe

Apr 29 2016
Allan Donald calls Mitchell Starc as the most ferocious bowler in the world
Allan Donald calls Mitchell Starc as the most ferocious bowler in the world

Starc is set to make a comeback in the West Indies tri-series after a lengthy lay-offAllan Donald surely knows a thing or two about bowling quick and terrorizing the opposition. The South African legend who was one of the best fast bowlers in his prime, has now set his sights on helping Mitchell Starc rise on to a similar pedestal.Speaking to cricket.com.au, Donald heaped praise on the young Australian pacer by labeling him as a ‘different

Cricket Australia announces United States study tour for coaches
Cricket Australia announces United States study tour for coaches

Number of internationally acclaimed organisations will be engaged during the tourCricket Australia announced on Wednesday that a selection of the country's elite and upcoming coaches will head to the United States at the end of June to take part in a study tour aimed at developing Australia's leading coaches.The study tour is aimed at giving participants the opportunity to experience various elite performance environments, including profe

Apr 28 2016
Steve Smith responds to AB de Villiers' day-night Test claims
Steve Smith responds to AB de Villiers' day-night Test claims

Steve Smith responds to AB de Villiers’ claims over day-night Test matchThe chief executive of Cricket Australia James Sutherland remains confident that the third Test match between Australia and South Africa will be played with a pink ball. The proposed day-night Test match is scheduled to begin from 24 November at the Adelaide Oval.Earlier, a few South African players, including the likes of AB de Villiers, had declared that they wer

Apr 28 2016
Australia look to tour Bangladesh in next year to revive 2015's postponed tour
Australia look to tour Bangladesh in next year to revive 2015's postponed tour

The Australians are looking forward to touring Bangladesh next year.Australia are keen to visit Bangladesh next year for their two-Test tour which was postponed in 2015 on security concerns.Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Cricket Australia (CA) are considering July and September for the series, subject to security clearances, reports bdnews24.com."We've had discussions offline with the Bangladesh Cricket Board. They know and understan

Apr 28 2016
5 embarrassing records of MS Dhoni
5 embarrassing records of MS Dhoni

Dejected Indian players after losing the second ODI match against BangladeshMahendra Singh Dhoni has achieved tremendous glory for his country as an individual cricketer and as a captain. He has already achieved some staggering records which speak volumes about his success.The 34-year-old has led India to two World Cup titles in two different formats. He was the captain of the Indian team when they won the inaugural T20 World Cup held in South Af

Apr 28 2016
Top 10 batsmen with more than 5000 runs scored In Test matches won
Top 10 batsmen with more than 5000 runs scored In Test matches won

Stats are a good measure of quantity – quantity of runs, the quantity of innings played and quantity of big knocks. However, they rarely tell you the quality of an innings, for example, of the hard-fought 30 on a seaming track that probably saved the match for your team.This argument rarely holds for greats who have had long careers.Over a protracted career, things almost always even out, giving us a pattern. Those patterns offer great

Apr 28 2016
Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland says major test playing nations want to play day-night matches
Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland says major test playing nations want to play day-night matches

The historic day-night test match between Australia and New Zealand was played at the Adelaide OvalCricket Australia CEO James Sutherland has said that the cricket boards of all major test-playing nations have thrown their support behind day-night matches and nearly half of them also intend to host a game under lights in the next 12 months.Australia played the first historic day-night test match against New Zealand in Adelaide last year and they

Apr 27 2016
Injury forces John Hastings out of West Indies series
Injury forces John Hastings out of West Indies series

John Hastings was one of KKR’s most economical bowler this seasonAustralian fast bowler John Hastings has been ruled out of the upcoming one-day tri-series in the West Indies due to an ankle injury. He injured his left ankle during warm-up ahead of the Knight Rider’s match against the Mumbai Indians on 13 April. In his first match for KKR against the Delhi Daredevils, the fast bowler finished with excelle

Apr 27 2016
Jason Gillespie rebuffs Australia coaching rumours
Jason Gillespie rebuffs Australia coaching rumours

Gillespie was rumoured to take over as the England cricket team’s coach last yearJason Gillespie on Monday denied being approached to take over as the bowling coach of the Australian cricket team and said that he had no plans of leaving the English county Yorkshire.The rumour escalated after Australian coach and former Yorkshire player Darren Lehmann said in a radio interview last week that Gillespie would "certainly be at the forefron

Apr 27 2016
Cricket: An Evolution that resembles Journey of Life
Cricket: An Evolution that resembles Journey of Life

A vintage illustration featuring the Australia cricket team during their tour of England in 1888The importance of Sports in life is immense, much beyond recreation, fun and exercise. Sports teaches an individual on how to cope up with pressure-like situations, it unites people, it creates bonds amongst people irrespective of their colour, caste, religion and most importantly it resembles life.Though each and every sport has a story of its own and

Apr 26 2016
5 instances when captains argued with umpires
5 instances when captains argued with umpires

England captain Alastair Cook during an argument with the umpires In the game of cricket, umpires have the highest authority to judge all the on-field aspects of the game. According to the laws of cricket, umpires can make their decisions and the players have to accept it without any question.However, umpires are also human beings and they also make errors but that is to be expected. While in most cases a controversial umpiring decision

Apr 26 2016
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